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Fix code boxes! - unknown - Dec 6, 2006 03:43 PM
Fix code boxes! - OneSadCookie - Dec 6, 2006 05:14 PM
This breaks every time Carlos so much as looks at the forum configuration. I don't know why it's always so hard to get right
Fix code boxes! - aarku - Dec 6, 2006 05:50 PM
Maybe so... but y'all could at least say "please."
Fix code boxes! - Najdorf - Dec 6, 2006 06:14 PM
OneSadCookie Wrote:This breaks every time Carlos so much as looks at the forum configuration.
Is that Ruby?
Fix code boxes! - SethWillits - Dec 6, 2006 06:58 PM
Najdorf Wrote: Is that Ruby?
Fix code boxes! - unknown - Dec 8, 2006 06:36 AM
(maybe also remove the "The message you have entered is too short. Please lengthen your message to at least 10 characters." thingy)
Fix code boxes! - SethWillits - Dec 8, 2006 01:43 PM
And the pointless 60 second search limit...
They've been there since the beginning of time. I doubt they'll change.
Fix code boxes! - akb825 - Dec 8, 2006 02:20 PM
I especially hate the search limit when you notice you made a typo right after you hit enter, and have to do something else in the meantime just to wait for it to time out.
Fix code boxes! - Najdorf - Dec 8, 2006 08:08 PM
I spend 40% of my day waiting for the 60 seconds to pass.
Fix code boxes! - PowerMacX - Dec 9, 2006 09:35 PM
I've just seen this thread (I was a bit busy - anyone knows what they were saying? I think I walked across while they where trying to take a picture )
Anyway, I just sent an email to Carlos, but in case anyone here has access to the forum back-end, here is what needs to be changed:
The specific values can be tweaked of course - those seem to look ok at 1280x800 (MacBook), particularly the max-height, to avoid double-scrolling. It could be a bit smaller too, perhaps 550px or even 500.
Fix code boxes! - AnotherJake - Dec 9, 2006 11:56 PM
PowerMacX Wrote:I've just seen this thread (I was a bit busy - anyone knows what they were saying? I think I walked across while they where trying to take a picture )
Hah! Cool! Looks like the statue outside my front door: Mt. Cristo Rey (random google)  I'm not ignorant of Cristo Redentor. Just trying to pipe up about our local mini-version. [/edit]
I think you helped Carlos rid us of the evil code boxes last time if I remember correctly. Thank you again!
Fix code boxes! - Carlos Camacho - Dec 10, 2006 09:04 PM
This problem occurs because of the following:
1) Forum software needs updating (ie security holes, etc) So I update.
2) Each forum update will usually require an update to the forum theme, which contains dozens and dozens of templates.
3) Updating process overwrites old templates
4) I forget all the custom "mods" that we have here to keep the masses happy
Anyhow, thanks Ignacio,
Fix code boxes! - Carlos Camacho - Dec 10, 2006 09:06 PM
>And the pointless 60 second search limit...
That's there to reduce the load on the server. A large forum run on a dedicated server might not need it, but since we run on a VPS we do.
Fix code boxes! - SethWillits - Dec 10, 2006 09:12 PM
Either way I'm going to have to search....... What's the difference if it's now or 60 seconds from now?
Fix code boxes! - BeyondCloister - Dec 11, 2006 02:11 AM
Carlos Camacho Wrote:3) Updating process overwrites old templates
I am assuming you follow the recommend procedure of backing up the system before updating so can you not just look at the previous version and apply the fixes?